Firefox add-on said to blunt Google's data collection tactics

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  1. lotuseclat79

    lotuseclat79 Registered Member

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    Firefox add-on said to blunt Google's data collection tactics.

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    Yes, through their default search engine I believe. But it's no different than using, say, NoScript, Ghostery, AdBlock Plus and those to filter out Google. The only issue would be if Firefox devs themselves added anything to Firefox to block Google or worked on an extension maybe.
     
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    Eh?

    This app is very different to all of these mentioned above.

    (How does NS or ABP 'filter out' Google?)

    This is interesting -I wonder what potential (if any) there exists for abuse by someone running one of thee proxy sites? Are their any implications for logging into Google services (ie Gmail) as opposed to just doing a run-of-the-mill search)?
     
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    Good question.
     
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